Chottanikara Pooram and Annual Festival



The annual festival at the Chottanikara Temple is observed for seven days in Kumbham month. Chottanikara Pooram is an important date during the festival. Chottanikara Pooram 2016 date is February 24.

On the pooram nakshatram day in Kumbham month, the famous Pooram ezhunnellippu is observed. 

The ritual involves the carry of utsava murti atop an elephant. Total 7 elephants participate in the Pooram ezhunnellippu obseved  in the morning and at night.

The pooram rituals are held the day after the famous Chottanikkara Makam ritual.

The festival ends on the next day (Uthram Nakshatram) day.